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CV, Industrial Engineer Seeking Work In The UK And USA

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 42638
(03/09/1989, male)
List top 5 skills: continuous improvement, cost analysis, distribution, hr and logistics., industrial engineering, Lean, lean management, lean manufacturing, pricing, supply chain management, value stream mapping, warehousing
Short Bio:

I am an Industrial Engineer. I have obtained my Bachelor's (BSc.) and Master's (MSc.) degree in Industrial Engineering.

I am very determined, hard working and have an in-depth knowledge on supply chain management, project management, cost analysis, lean principles, financial modelling, continuous improvement, pricing models, value stream mapping, capacity planning, facility layout design (AutoCAD) and material handling equipment.

Current location: 

South Africa - View on map

Nationality: 

South African

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

, Transport and Logistics

Spoken languages: 

Afrikaans, english

Locations I am interested in working:

United Kingdom, United States



Profile

Highly motivated and analytical candidate with a Master’s degree in Industrial Engineering, with extensive exposure to international warehousing and distribution operations.

Four years of experience obtained within the logistics and supply chain industry; with a focus on solution design, warehousing operations, pricing models, data analysis, project management, CIP and lean methodologies.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with a passion for problem-solving.

 

Core Areas of Expertise

Supply chain management

Warehouse solution design

Cost analysis

Facility layout design (AutoCAD)

Continuous Improvement

Project management

Value Stream Mapping

Capacity planning

Lean principles

Pricing models

Material Handling Equipment

Financial modeling

 

Experience

UTi Worldwide
Gauteng, South Africa
Strategic Projects Engineer
November 2014 – Current

The role of a strategic projects engineer includes various global initiatives and accompanying the president of UTi CL&D on extensive global travel. It further has the following duties and responsibilities:

• On-going development and improvement of a Global Warehousing Pricing Model

• Development of warehouse specific Client Profitability Models, ensuring accurate billing and cost allocation

• Summarizing information into manageable documents, incl. contracts, pricing documents, etc.

• Developing presentations for managerial meetings, web conferences, global face-to-face meetings, business cases, etc.

• Conducting and coordinating global operation calls

• Reviewing current internal business processes and recommend improved and optimized solutions

• Analyzing and structuring large data sets to develop valuable and actionable information

• Working closely with employees globally to compile the necessary information used to make key strategic decisions

• Attending management committee meetings locally and globally, (USA & Canada, Africa, APAC and EMENA contract logistics and distribution), and executive management meetings.  Compiling meeting minutes, agendas and action items as outputs from these meetings.

• Work closely with global contract logistics and distribution business unit leaders (USA & Canada, Africa, APAC and EMENA) to develop and report on key metrics and KPI’s.

 

Solutions Engineer
February 2013 – November 2014
Was part of a dynamic team of Solutions Engineers within UTi’s Contract Logistics department.

Responsibilities included:

• Designing and pricing proposed warehousing solutions that include; warehouse layouts, staffing calculations, MHE requirement, storage infrastructure, etc.

• Analyzing RFQ requirements for the purpose of creating accurate solution

• Evaluating and analyzing data, processes and material flow related to existing warehousing operations in order to identify improvement opportunities

• Planning and costing warehouse re-locations

• Ensuring facility readiness for new and prospective clients

• Documenting, monitoring and communicating project timelines, milestones and objectives

• Creating and assisting with client proposals and presentations

• Managing junior engineering students

• Main projects involved with: • Honda Parts & Accessories, motorcycles and power products solution design, pricing and implementation

• Multi-client facility business case, layout, design and material flow

 

CIP Engineer
February 2012 – February 2013

Worked as a continuous improvement engineer and was responsible for various engineering related activities; including:

• Process mapping

• Value stream mapping

• Time studies

• Work sampling

• Feasibility assessments

• Warehouse layout

• Business case development

• ROI calculations

• Productivity measurement and improvement

Main projects and responsibilities included: • Department of Basic Education (DBE) warehousing project

• Cape Town Department of Health Chronic Medicine Dispensary Optimization project

• BMW Aftermarket Parts & Accessories Warehouse Optimization project

• Managing all projects on Project Portfolio Office (PPO)

 

Education

University of Witwatersrand  (Graduated Dec. 2015)
Masters of Science in Engineering (Industrial Engineering)

University of Pretoria  (Graduated Dec. 2011)
Bachelors in Engineering (Industrial Engineering)

 

Certifications

Professional Selling Skills (PSS)